We were chatting during happy hour at the annual conference where we meet and catch up. Her white veil cascades over her off-shoulder wedding dress. He’s surrounded by folks holding beers or dancing, and behind that the Washington Monument is framed in a picture window.
He is one of few white folks in my circle of friends. It looked nothing like the explosion of colors and madness of the Desi weddings I was used to. I was convinced that I would never find anyone to love after him.
Depending on how devout the man is, there are also many things to consider practically and there might be some sacrifices that you are not prepared to make.
“It was an article in which you talk about how difficult it is to date,” he continued. It all looks very Norman Rockwell, or like one of those white people fancy wedding scenes that you see at the end of a romantic comedy.
Because of their diet rich in foods like avocado, couscous, pomegranate, and falafel, Middle Eastern men and women also have smooth skin which is soft to the touch and great figures (not to mention crazy libidos from all those aphrodisiacs! The Middle East also happens to be the epicenter of the Muslim world.
For people who aren’t from the Middle East or part of the Muslim tribe, Muslim dating can be incredibly confusing.
Another important point though is that while Muslims are allowed to date non-Muslims, they are told to date 'women of the book' meaning Christians or Jews.
It is expected for there to be a shared belief in a single God, though this will depend again on the personal discretion of the man.